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  • Geikie, Archibald, 1880, Rock weathering as illustrated in Edinburgh Churchyards
    Proc. Roy Soc Edinburgh, 1879-1880, pp. 518-532 (available online at:
  • For information about Heather Viles' group's work on rock weathering see:; for a brief description of the group's gravestone weathering project see: Morgan, Nina, The Wasting of Time, Geoscientist, October 2015, p. 24